Edward Milnes

about 1840–
Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Milnes was born about 1840, his father, Abel Milnes, was 29 and his mother, Mary Sykes, was 32. He married Jane Barden on 26 December 1867, in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England in 1861 and Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. In 1891, at the age of 52, his occupation is listed as coal miner.

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Family Time Line

Edward Milnes
about 1840–
Harriet Kaye
Marriage: 26 December 1876
Herbert Milnes
Lister Milnes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1876Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 23
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 40
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Milne , with post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Mills .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (17)

    • Edward Milnes in household of Abel Milnes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Edward Milnes in household of Abel Milnes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Edward Milnes in entry for Herbert Milnes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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